OGUNQUIT — Carson Kressley from TV’s “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” will be gracing the stage this summer at the Ogunquit Playhouse.

Kressley, who’ll play The Man in the Chair in “The Drowsy Chaperone,” says he’s looking forward to spending a relaxing summer on the Maine coast. He tells Portland Magazine that the first thing he plans to do is have a “big, fat martini and meet some of the locals.”

Kressley says this is his biggest role in theater and he looks forward to playing a character after playing himself on reality TV.

“The Drowsy Chaperone” is based in the jazz age. He says the biggest fashion faux pas of the era was grease that men put in their hair. But he says he’d do it “if I had to for my art.”

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